NGO Jobs in Kenya - Sanergy


Sanergy is looking for a qualified County Sales Executive – Agronomy and Animal Nutrition for our Farm Star products, including EverGrow organic fertilizer and KuzaPro animal feed supplement.
Who we are: Sanergy is an award-winning social venture that builds healthy, prosperous communities by making safe sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s urban informal settlements. Our systems-based approach to solving the sanitation crisis involves 3 critical steps: we build a dense network of high-quality sanitation facilities — Fresh Life Toilets — franchised to residents in the community.
We collect the waste regularly and safely remove it from the community. Finally, we convert the waste into valuable agricultural products, which we sell to Kenyan farmers.
About the role: Farm Star Sales Team enables Sanergy to sell end products derived from treated organic waste. The Senior Sales Executive- Agronomy and Animal Nutrition will sell Farm Star end products to achieve required revenues and margin.
A typical day for you might include the following
·         Implement projects to grow Evergrow fertilizer sales through direct sales and trade sells channels by more than 10X.
·         Implement projects to grow KuzaPro sales through trade sells channels by more than 10X.
·         Manage sales agents to maximize their efficiency in achieving the required number of presentations and client visits.
·         Coach sales agents on how to overcome blocks so as to increase the sales conversion ratio and retention of existing clients.
·         Recruit traders (resellers, Agrovets, Distributors) to sell Evergrow.
·         Manage revenue collections to minimize risk to the organization.
·         Accompany sales reps for client visits so as to increase the probability of repeat sales at higher volumes per client.
·         Conduct performance management for sales reps.
·         Lead sales reps in creating bottom up sales projections that take into account planting cycles for active clients and leads.
·         Continuously follow up with sales reps to ensure that they achieve targets for client presentations and client visits.
·         Lead implementation of projects assigned by the manager to scale EG sales.
Skills and qualifications you’ll need
·         Degree in an Agricultural related course
·         Previous experience in significantly scaling up an existing business
·         >3 years’ experience in building and managing sales teams, preferably in direct sales with a clear track record of high performance
·         Previous experience in data-driven decision making in sales.
·         Previous experience working in cross-functional teams.
·         Previous experience fully owning a product/business unit P&L.
·         Previous experience creating and managing a budget, developing a recruiting strategy and plan, scaling up an existing business unit.
·         Previous experience coaching staff.
·         Humility and interest in learning in-depth about a new industry, new product category, new sales process, and everything else that’s needed.
·         Coachable – a desire to learn, constantly improve, and act on feedback
·         Willingness to work outside of Nairobi and travel to support the sales team approx. 80% of the time.
·         Valid motor bike license and driving experience
·         Sense of humour
Qualities you’ll need to fit in well among the Sanergy-Stars
·         A collaborative spirit that compels you to work beyond your team
·         A desire to understand and serve customers
·         A willingness to embrace diversity, integrity and empathy
·         An innovative approach to assessing and testing new ideas
·         An enthusiasm to achieve set targets and improve yourself professionally
The perks you’ll have
·         A holistic benefits package
·         Unparalleled opportunities for personal and professional growth
·         A unique chance to tackle critical challenges of sanitation, economic empowerment and food security
Join a team you’ll love
Submit your cover letter and resume detailing a portfolio of your experience and expertise by 15th January 2019 via hr@saner.gy

Process Manager
Sanergy is an award-winning social venture that builds healthy, prosperous communities by making hygienic sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s urban informal settlements. Our systems-based approach to solving the sanitation crisis involves five key steps: we build a dense network of low-cost, high-quality waterless sanitation facilities – called Fresh Life Toilets.
We franchise the toilets to community residents, who run them as commercial toilets; landlords, who offer them as a value-added service to their tenants; and schools, to ensure children always have access to a safe sanitation option.
We provide critical support services – such as access to finance, business analytics, training and aspirational marketing and branding. We collect the waste regularly and safely remove it from the community for treatment. We convert the waste into valuable end products, such as organic fertilizer and insect-based animal protein, which we sell to Kenyan farms.
We are an increasingly sophisticated, highly intricate organization with many moving parts. Sanergy seeks accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions to the organization.
We currently seek a Process Manager who will work in our Business Success Team to lead our end-product business to profitability. This team is responsible for driving improvements to sales, operations, and production through a rigorous analytical approach.
Specifically, the Process Manager is responsible for:
·         Process Management: Achieve predictable operations – measure, analyze, monitor and control inputs to achieve repeatable and reproducible outcomes in operations. Perform statistical analysis to identify gaps and drive decisions to manage process variability.
·         Integrated Production Planning & Control: Implement cross-team collaborative planning that uses multi-objective models to optimize production planning as we scale up production by more than 15X across multiple products. Build a closed-loop system with operations to continually learn and manage variances between plan, forecast and actual outputs and inputs.
·         Continuous Improvement (CI): To coach and support teams in generating CI projects to improve quality, efficiency, productivity, health and safety. Coach and support teams in their project management so that they complete their projects effectively on time, within budget and to the right specifications.
·         Quality Management: Oversee systems for quality planning, quality assurance and quality control across the company.
·         Health Safety & Environment: Oversee systems to comply and improve safety, health and the environment at Sanergy.
In line with the responsibilities above, the Process manager will:
·         Build, implement and manage a data system of production inputs and outputs and continually monitor production and implement measures to reduce variability.
·         Be a coach on the floor for staff of across all hierarchical levels to adopt practices that will minimize variability of inputs and outputs.
·         Conduit between New Technologies and R&D teams to ensure that new processes are implemented across operations in a sustainable manner.
·         Work with the New Technologies team and R&D to refine the multi-objective model used for planning. Facilitate collaborative planning across teams with a closed loop feedback system designed to learn and manage variances between plan, forecast and actuals.
·         Provide leadership to the Quality, Health, Safety and Environment team to build compliance across the company as required, and to improve organizational performance and Quality,
·         Health, Safety and Environment. Coach teams to propose and turn around continuous improvement projects in good time.
Skills and qualifications you’ll need
·         An Engineering, Applied Science, or Science degree; preferred in Process Engineering or Industrial Engineering, and with Masters such as MBA
·         Minimum of 5 years of experience in Operational and Quality Improvement roles, preferably in an industrial setting, with a track record of exceptional performance, using rigorous data-driven approaches
·         Demonstration of an exceptional approach to problem-solving, driven by logic, analysis, discipline and structure
·         Team management experience with an emphasis on developing team members through coaching and mentoring
·         Demonstrated ability to navigate ambiguity and comfort with continually adapting plans
·         Experience in a startup and a multicultural environment is highly desirable
·         Strong interpersonal, communication & presentation skills (verbal, written) and the ability to build effective internal and external client relationships. Should have the ability to exercise tact, courtesy, and judgment in working with all levels of staff.
·         Pleasant, energetic, confident, with a positive, can-do attitude, good work ethic, and professionalism.
Qualities you’ll need to fit in well with the Sanergy-Stars
·         A collaborative spirit that compels you to work beyond your team
·         A desire to understand and serve customers
·         A willingness to embrace diversity, integrity, and empathy
·         An innovative approach to assessing and testing new ideas
·         An enthusiasm to achieve set targets and improve yourself professionally
To Apply                                                       
To apply, please CLICK HERE to submit a cover letter clearly indicating your available start state (include notice period) and your interest in this role, and your resume/CV that includes a list of three referees by 15th January, 2019.

Production Manager
Sanergy is an award-winning social venture that builds healthy, prosperous communities by making hygienic sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s urban informal settlements. Our systems-based approach to solving the sanitation crisis involves five key steps: we build a dense network of low-cost, high-quality waterless sanitation facilities – called Fresh Life Toilets.
We franchise the toilets to community residents, who run them as commercial toilets; landlords, who offer them as a value-added service to their tenants; and schools, to ensure children always have access to a safe sanitation option.
We provide critical support services – such as access to finance, business analytics, training and aspirational marketing and branding. We collect the waste regularly and safely remove it from the community for treatment. We convert the waste into valuable end products, such as organic fertilizer and insect-based animal protein, which we sell to Kenyan farms.
We are an increasingly sophisticated, highly intricate organization with many moving parts. Sanergy seeks accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions to the organization.
We currently seek a Plant Manager who will work in our Production Team to lead our end-product business to profitability. This team is responsible for converting all the waste to valuable end-products, and has the major challenge of scaling up operations 10-fold in the next year.
Specifically, the Production Manager is responsible for:
·         Production Management: To produce end-products – animal protein, organic fertilizer and briquettes – on time, in full and to the right quality.
·         Production Improvement: To monitor, control and improve production costs so as to achieve sustainable operations.
·         Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Management: To support the organization’s work to enhance process maturity regarding quality, health, safety, environment and equipment reliability so as to achieve world class operations.
In line with the responsibilities above, the Production Manager will:
·         Manage the plant to execute on forecasts that are firmed against the plan set by the planning team, and lead projects to minimize variance between forecasts and actual. Collaborate with the planning team to institute an integrated planning and control process that will achieve 60X ramp up in operations and sales in the next 2 years.
·         Own and be accountable for the production budget. Lead resource planning and deployment so as to maximize the utilization of resources. Oversee management of inventory and WIP on site.
·         Collaborate with the process and maintenance teams to drive section level process optimization and control to achieve quality, cost, efficiency, productivity, equipment uptime, health, safety and workplace organization targets for all sub-processes.
·         Collaborate with the talent team to set up and implement systems for people management, performance management, learning and development that improve staff and operator competence, as well as their engagement.
·         As the site in charge, own the overall risk mitigation plan for the site in so far as security, health, safety and the environment is concerned. Collaborate with respective support departments to ensure that all these risks are managed appropriately.
·         Participate and contribute to long-term strategic development of the animal protein, organic fertilizer and residue for fuel business lines.
Skills and qualifications you’ll need
·         An Engineering, Applied Science, or Science degree; preferred in Process Engineering or Industrial Engineering, Masters preferred. Certifications in process improvement methodologies will be an added advantage.
·         Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management, process improvement, strategic planning and execution
·         Demonstration of an exceptional approach to managing large and cross-functional teams
·         Team management experience with an emphasis on developing team members through coaching and mentoring
·         Demonstrated ability to navigate ambiguity and comfort with continually adapting plans
·         Experience in a startup and a multicultural environment is highly desirable
·         Strong interpersonal, communication & presentation skills (verbal, written) and the ability to build effective internal and external client relationships. Should have the ability to exercise tact, courtesy, and judgment in working with all levels of staff.
·         Pleasant, energetic, confident, with a positive, can-do attitude, good work ethic, and professionalism.
Qualities you’ll need to fit in well with the Sanergy-Stars
·         A collaborative spirit that compels you to work beyond your team
·         A desire to understand and serve customers
·         A willingness to embrace diversity, integrity, and empathy
·         An innovative approach to assessing and testing new ideas
·         An enthusiasm to achieve set targets and improve yourself professionally
To Apply
To apply, please CLICK HERE to submit a cover letter clearly indicating your available start state (include notice period) and your interest in this role, and your resume/CV that includes a list of three referees by 15th January, 2019.
Kindly indicate your salary expectations.

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